VVPAT data of 2019 Lok Sabha polls destroyed before mandatory one-year period: NGOs in SC

Appearing for the NGOs, lawyer Prashant Bhushan said the 'shocking fact' had emerged in an RTI response and they would file an application in this regard.

published on : 24th February 2020

VVPAT-EVM tallying will be the last step, not the first, says EC

Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Abandoned VVPAT cases not Election Commission’s, clarifies Chief Electoral Officer

Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar has clarified that VVPAT carrying boxes found in Managuli village of Basavana Bagewadi taluk in Vijayapura on Sunday neither belonged to the district nor to the st

published on : 22nd May 2018

EC issues order for paper trail machines for EVMs

Since September, 2013, the Election Commission has given many reminders to the government seeking funds for VVPAT machines.

published on : 23rd April 2017